CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1969
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(CBS Space Hdqtrs.) Eagle, with astronauts Edwin Aldrin and Neil Armstrong aboard, docks with Columbia, manned by Michael Collins. Film of lunar landing animation by CBS shown. Walter Cronkite and astronaut Walter Schirra utter exclamations when ship lands. Commander Neil Armstrong walks on moon. [ARMSTRONG - says 1 small step for man and 1 giant leap for mankind.] Shots of moon shown. "Buzz" Aldrin erects solar wind test. They set up American flag on moon. Animated take-off from moon shown. Ship to splashdown Thursday in Pacific. USSR 's Luna XV lands on moon. Soviet spokesperson says its work is finished; indications Soviet ship damaged.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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